Team Coop – Hitec Products signs Nora Tveit

With Nora Tveit, Team Coop – Hitec Products has signed an extra rider for the current cycling season. The 18 years young Norwegian rider from Stavanger will make her debut for the team in the Belgium one day race GP Eco-Struct, on Saturday May 8. “I want to get as much experience as I can, […]

Race Report: Festival Elsy Jacobs

With an eighth place in the general classification of the Festival Elsy Jacobs, a three-day stage race in her home country Luxembourg, Christine Majerus has finished as the best rider of Team SD Worx. This three-day consists of a prologue and two hilly stages in Luxembourg. On Friday during the 2.2-kilometre prologue in Cessange, Lonneke […]

Swinkels just misses out on the podium at Festival Elsy Jacobs

With the ninth place in the last stage of Festival Elsy Jacobs, Karlijn Swinkels has just missed the podium in the final classification. She concluded the Luxembourg race with the fourth place at eighteen seconds from the winner Emma Norsgaard. Anouska Koster and Riejanne Markus finished in places six and nine respectively. With no fewer […]

Maud Rijnbeek back on the bike

Maud Rijnbeek was the second rider this season to break her collarbone. We check in with the first year pro to see how she is doing.  I crashed in Scheldeprijs after 75 kilometres of racing. It was a hectic race from the start with lots of wind and echelons. When we were almost at the […]

‘Raceblog’ Elsy Jacobs: Norsgaard, 10th in technical prologue in Cessange

TWO STAGES AND GENERAL FOR THE ‘DANISH ROCKET’ THE ‘TELEPHONE’ SQUAD, WITH AN INSPIRED LEAH THOMAS, FLIES THE YOUNG DANISH CHAMPION TO REPEAT HER TRIUMPH OF THE DAY BEFORE AT GARNICH AND WIN THE YELLOW JERSEY. MOVISTAR TEAM, 9 SUCCESSES IN 2021 -FIVE FOR THE WOMEN’S BLOCK- Never had Movistar Team completed a women’s stage race […]

Final stage at Festival Elsy Jacobs

Yesterday’s final stage of Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs in Garnich, Luxembourg finished in a bunch sprint despite the best efforts of team leaders Mikayla Harvey and Elise Chabbey. The final stage, and overall classification was won by Emma Norsgaard (MOV), with Mikayla and Elise finishing fourteenth and sixteenth respectively. “Yesterday’s stage gives me mixed feelings […]

Leah Kirchmann secures 2nd on GC after double top ten stage finish

The final day of racing at Festival Elsy Jacobs saw the bunch take on two separate loops around the town of Garnich, with the latter circuit featuring two punchy climbs. From the flag drop the racing was on with numerous attacks before a solo rider was able to escape and build up a lead. With […]

Elise 4th on stage one in Steinfort

Elise Chabbey brought her strong performances from the Ardennes Classics to the Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs tour today in Steinfort, Luxembourg. After being active in several moves in the final fifteen kilometres, the Swiss national champion finished fourth on the stage when a small group sprinted to the line. Emma Norsgaard (MOV) took line honours with teammate Mikayla […]

Team Jumbo-Visma Women maintains top ten ranking in Festival Elsy Jacobs

In the first stage of Festival Elsy Jacobs Karlijn Swinkels and Riejanne Markus have sprinted to respectively seventh and ninth place. The riders of Team Jumbo-Visma maintained their top ten position in the general classification. After a strong performance in the prologue, the Team Jumbo-Visma women’s team once again showed its strength in the first […]